IMAK1002 - Introduction to chemical engineering


New from the academic year 2023/2024

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 50/100 3 hours C
Portfolio 50/100

Course content

The engineer's role in society and professional ethics, group processes, project work, case, project management, trial planning and sampling, report writing, dissemination, source management/criticism, introduction to innovation and entrepreneurship, green chemistry and sustainability, HSE

Learning outcome

The candidate understands the engineering profession and the chemical engineer's role in society, and has insight into relevant professional and professional ethical issues.

The candidate has experience with projects as a form of work, and can organize, plan and implement projects, as well as report results in various ways, both in writing and orally.

The candidate can collaborate in groups, work creatively and reflect on group work.

The candidate can argue factually and systematically and exercise source criticism. The candidate has experience in assessing their own and others' work.

The candidate can participate in academic discussions within their field of study.

The candidate can plan simple experiments and assess conditions surrounding experimental design and sampling.

The candidate can work according to regulations in the laboratory and use safety data sheets. The candidate knows the principles of green chemistry and how green chemistry can contribute to sustainable development.

The candidate knows and can provide relevant examples of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, project and cases with compulsory attendance, group work, studentpresentations, report writing, practical laboratory work, peer assessment, reflection notes. guest lecturers and exercises. Lectures: 40 hours, exercises 20hours, projects/case: 80 hours, self-study: 60 timer

More information about learning methods and activities will be provided at the start of the semester


Compulsory assignments

  • Excercises

Further on evaluation

All mandatory work requirements must be approved in order to sit the final written exam. Information about requirements for the number of approved exercises will be given at the start of the semester.

Assessment consists of an exam (50%) and portfolio (50%). The folder contains 3 projects: making a poster, a video project and a case-based project with report submission that count for 10%, 15% and 25% respectively.

In the case of improving portfolio assessment in the subject, all assessment (portfolio + exam) must be repeated. Retake of exam only can be done independently. Postponed exam May/June.

In the case of applications for credit, approval and adaptation of subjects from previous cohorts or other institutions' equivalent educations, each application will be processed individually and the applicant must be able to take into account credit reduction for overlapping subjects.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Chemistry - Engineering (FTHINGKJ)

Required previous knowledge

Study right requirements. Access to the course requires a right to study at Bachelor in Engineering, Chemistry (FTHINGKJ), NTNU Trondheim.

Course materials

Will be informed at the start of the semester

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
INGT1001 7.5 AUTUMN 2023
More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim , Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Chemistry
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 50/100 C 2023-11-27 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
SL111 orange sone Sluppenvegen 14 33
SL238 Sluppenvegen 14 3
Autumn ORD Portfolio 50/100



Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS School exam 50/100 C 2024-06-05 15:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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